WWE Announces 7 New NIL Women Recruits
WWE has revealed 7 new women signees for the ‘Next In Line’ NIL collegiate athlete program’s third class out of 15 new recruits.
The program, which was made public in late 2021, enables WWE to identify and cultivate future performers through joint ventures with college athletes.
Welcoming the third class of college athletes from universities across the country to the #WWENIL program! pic.twitter.com/PGpJYmmZSu
— WWE Recruit (@WWERecruit) January 26, 2023
The seven women athletes who have signed NIL contracts with WWE are as follows:
WWE published the following on its website:
“Next In Line” Enters Second Year with Growing Roster of All Americans
STAMFORD, Conn., January 26, 2023 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today revealed the third class of 15 college athletes who will join the company’s award-winning NIL (Name, Image & Likeness) program – “Next In Line™” – that provides a clear pathway from collegiate athletics to WWE.
The class is highlighted by two-time NCAA All-American wrestler Greg Kerkvliet from Penn State University, four-time NCAA National Champion thrower Turner Washington from Arizona State University, and NCAA Champion hurdler Alia Armstrong from Louisiana State University.
The third “Next In Line” class includes athletes from 14 universities, nine NCAA conferences, and seven different sports. The program welcomes its first athletes from women’s wrestling, soccer, tennis, and softball.
In addition, WWE has released a video package showcasing their class 3 NIL recruits, which you can view above.